Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Sunday, October 06, 2013
Government shutdown? There is no government shutdown
But there is no government shutdown. Is the IRS still operating? Are millions of Americans still paying taxes under the threat of government persecution? Are taxpayer salaried federal minions still collecting those taxes and funneling them into the national treasury? Are political swine still poking their snouts deep into the stolen loot to fund their pet projects while skimming as much as possible into their own bank accounts? Then the government hasn't shut down. The people at the very top of the criminal enterprise that ordinary citizens have been trained to call "government" have become adjusted to this status quo. Since neither can gain the total control they truly desire they're willing to divvy up the loot amongst themselves. That means their primary goal is to keep the loot coming. What political form the government takes is irrelevant...more